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WCW Monday Nitro Report
June 22nd 1998

By Joe De Leon


Hosted by Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko, Mike Tenay, and Bobby Heenan
Live from Jacksonville, Florida

• Highlights were shown throughout the program of the Hollywood Hogan, Dennis Rodman, Diamond Dallas Page, and Karl Malone press conference. WCW also highlighted their appearances on Jay Leno's Tonight Show.

• Diamond Dallas Page Interview - (With Gene Okerlund)
-Diamond Dallas Page discussed his and Karl Malone's upcoming Bash at the Beach match with Hollywood Hogan and Dennis Rodman. Basically, he stated that he and Malone would be victorious.

• Disco Inferno defeated Lynn Denton with a Piledriver.
-Lynn Denton put up a tough fight for Disco Inferno, but Disco managed to get the win with a Piledriver

• Kevin Greene Interview.
-Kevin Greene first said Jacksonville's football team is very competetive. He discussed his football career, saying this season's would be his most successful. When he brought up some history between he and Goldberg, Curt Hennig and Rick Rude made their ways down to the ring. As both sides began to argue, The Giant attacked Greene from behind. It was a 3-on-1 situation, and Greene was left helpless. Afterwards, Greene went after the three NWO-Hollywood members. Backstage, Arn Anderson, Steve McMichael, and Benoit held back Greene from NWO-Hollywood. J.J. Dillion announced to the two sides that Kevin Greene would take on The Giant later in the show.

• Yugi Nagata (w/Sonny Onoo) defeated Tokyo Magnum by making him submit to the Nagata Lock.
-Yugi Nagata dominated Tokyo Magnum, and finished him off with the Nagata Lock. Afterwards, backstage, Stevie Ray attacked Chris Benoit. Security officials made their ways to the fight and held back Ray.

• Public Enemy defeated Sick Boy and Horace (w/Lodi) via Pinfall.
-Both tag teams used great teamwork, leaving a physical fight for their opponents. Rocco Rock executed a top-rope maneuever, and caused a stop sign to ram into Horace. Rock then secured the pin for Public Enemy to obtain the victory.

• Bret Hart Interview - (With Gene Okerlund)
-Bret Hart discussed his upcoming match with Chris Benoit that would take place later in the show. He brought up some history between he and Benoit, and said Benoit's decision not to join NWO-Hollywood was not a wise one.

• Goldberg defeated Rick Fuller with the Jackhammer, to retain the WCW United States Title.

• Wolfpac Interview.
-Kevin Nash and Konnan first hyped up the crowd. Sting announced that he and Kevin Nash would take on anyone, with the Tag Team Titles on-the-line.

• Alex Wright defeated Eddie Guerrero via Pinfall.
-As the physical match went on, Chavo Guerrero, Jr. appeared. Chavo distracted Eddie, causing Alex Wright to catch Eddie from behind, with a successful pin. Afterwards, Chavo bothered Eddie as they both their ways to the locker room.

• Konnan defeated Riggs (w/Lodi) by making him submit to the Tequilla Sunrise.
-Riggs attempted to gain the advantage many times, but Konnan remained on top. Konnan finished off Riggs with the Tequilla Sunrise.

• Stevie McMichael defeated Stevie Ray via Count Out.
-During the match, Chris Benoit made his way down to the ring with a chair. Booker T. stopped Benoit from hitting Stevie Ray with the chair. Ray and Booker T. then began to argue on the outside of the ring, letting McMichael freely obtain the victory by Count Out.

• NWO-Hollywood Interview.
-Hollywood Hogan ripped Randy Savage and dicussed his and Dennis Rodman's upcoming Bash at the Beach match with Diamond Dallas Page and Karl Malone. He, Eric Bischoff, Elizabeth, and The Disciple were very confident that NWO-Hollywood would be victorious.

• Bret Hart defeated Chris Benoit by making him submit to the Sharpshooter.
-Both wrestlers put up a physical fight and did not give up to any finishing maneuvers. Stevie Ray appeared and distracted Chris Benoit. Bret Hart caught Benoit from behind and finished him off with the Sharpshooter.

• The Giant and Kevin Greene went to a No Contest.
-The Giant first dominated Kevin Greene. When Greene gained the momentum, Curt Hennig and Rick Rude appeared. Greene took a beating from the three NWO-Hollywood members. Other NWO-Hollywood members made their down to the ring, followed by Goldberg. Goldberg took out NWO-Hollywood. The show went off the air when Kevin Greene and Goldberg challenged The Giant and Curt Hennig to a tag team match for Bash at the Beach.